California Giant Berry Farms

Job Info
  1. Job Title: General Ledger/Staff Accountant
  2. Location: Watsonville, CA
  3. Number: 10467
  4. Post Date: 9/18/2018
Job description

Job title: General Ledger/Staff Accountant

Status:  Full-time

Job description

  • Responsible for the complete monthly financial preparations for multiple companies – account reconciliations, recording of closing journal entries, overhead allocations, accruals, reporting, and analysis of account balances, transactions, budget vs. actual, and cost accounting
  • Maintains various G/L reconciliations on a current basis
  • Maintains fixed asset ledger for multiple companies
  • Actively participates in the documentation/development of accounting policies, procedures, and internal controls
  • Responsible for maintaining the company’s chart of accounts
  • Provides cross-functional backup to other accounting functions
  • Provides support in educating or cross training of other staff to improve understanding and/or implement standards and procedures
  • Assists on various audits and budget preparation
  • Prepares annual business property tax statements, sales and use tax, environmental fees, and other agencies required reporting for multiple companies
  • Reviews accounts payable invoices for multiple companies for proper postings in the G/L – account, classification, crop year, phase, and period
  • Continuously assess and develop appropriate information for management
  • Assists in special projects



  • B.S. or B.A. in Accounting, Finance or equivalent field, preferred
  • 2-5 years accounting experience in agriculture with escalating responsibilities, preferred
  • Solid knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and concepts
  • Discretion in handling confidential and sensitive information
  • Demonstrate a strong analytical, organizational, and problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of cost accounting
  • Ability to work with highly diverse workforce
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Highly organized, detailed-oriented, and ability to multi-task with excellent time management skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.

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